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Teacher of English

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/03/2017 12:00
MPS/UPS £22,467 - £38,250
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Durham Community Business College

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Teacher of English
Required from September 2017
MPS/UPS Pay Scale

The Durham Federation is a ‘hard’ Federation of two small 11 to 16 community colleges in County Durham. The Federation enables Fyndoune Community College and Durham Community Business College to offer a broader, more engaging curriculum for students, and means staff can easily share best practice and learn from each other.

We are on a mission to regain our Ofsted outstanding grading, and as such are investing significantly in staff development and training. Our new approach to teaching and learning is already paying huge dividends and students are enjoying learning and progressing together in a supportive, caring environment, where expectations and aspirations are high.

We are looking to recruit talented and ambitious teacher of English who is keen to work as part of a team, to take responsibility for driving up standards and support in moving the area forward. In return for your commitment and passion you can expect to work with colleagues who are skilled practitioners, keen to innovate, share and develop, in a school environment which is very supportive, dynamic and fun.

You will be joining an energetic English Department who work, plan and celebrate success together. This is an exciting opportunity which offers you the opportunity to put into practice your ideas for improvement, along with all the support and encouragement you need to make an immediate and significant contribution to the success of our students

To apply for this post please complete an application form and write a supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4 which should include:

• Your view of the role and significance of English within the curriculum, and how standards can be driven up for students of all abilities.
• How you fulfil the requirements of the person specification and meet the needs of the role.

Application forms and supporting letter to be returned to the school by the closing date, 12 noon on Friday 24th March 2017.

For an informal discussion please contact in the first instance:

Mrs D White, School Business Manager - 0191 3710277
E-mail – d.white@durhamfederation.net

The Durham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

This post is not open to job share.

The Durham Federation
Durham Community Business College
Bracken Court
Ushaw Moor

Tel: 0191 3730336

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